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Chhattisgarh: Three Naxals killed in encounter in Dantewada

Updated: Aug 05, 2016 09:28 IST

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Aug 5 (ANI): At least three Naxals were killed in a fierce encounter with the police in Dantewada District of Chhattisgarh early Friday morning.

According to reports, one of them, carrying a cash reward of Rs. one lakh on his head, was nabbed by a team of security personnel following a gun battle between policemen and rebels in Dantewada.

Reports said that a team of security personnel consisting of District Reserve Group (DRG), Special Task Force (STF) and CRPF had a face-off with armed guerrillas in the jungles near Nilavaya Mandeda.

The ultras also triggered an IED blast and opened fire on the police team to which the latter also retaliated. (ANI)